7 days in Colorado Springs, Dillon & Denver Itinerary

7 days in Colorado Springs, Dillon & Denver Itinerary

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Colorado Springs
— 2 nights
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Dillon
— 1 night
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Denver
— 3 nights
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Colorado Springs

— 2 nights
Stunning Garden of the Gods Park scenery, blue skies and the glory of Pikes Peak-America’s Mountain have attracted visitors to Colorado Springs for more than a century.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): walk around Garden of the Gods, get to know the resident critters at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, and then take in the exciting artwork at Commonwheel Artists Co-op. Here are some ideas for day two: find something for the whole family at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, take a memorable drive along Pikes Peak - America's Mountain, then learn about all things military at National Museum of World War II Aviation, and finally explore the world behind art at Michael Garman Museum & Gallery.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Colorado Springs travel route planner.

Houston to Colorado Springs is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Houston to Colorado Springs. When traveling from Houston in November, plan for slightly colder days and colder nights in Colorado Springs: temperatures range from 55°F by day to 27°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 21st (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Dillon.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Scenic Drive · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Dillon

— 1 night
The Town of Dillon is a Home Rule Municipality in Summit County, Colorado, United States. On the 21st (Sat), indulge in some personalized pampering at Radiant Mountain Massage and then test your team's savvy at Frisco Escape Room.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Dillon day trip planner.

Drive from Colorado Springs to Dillon in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Colorado Springs in November, you will find days in Dillon are colder (34°F), and nights are a bit cooler (22°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can go by car to Denver.

Things to do in Dillon

Scenic Drive · Outdoors · Spas · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Denver

— 3 nights

Mile-High City

Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Bring the kids along to Denver Art Museum and Denver Union Station. Get out of town with these interesting Denver side-trips: Estes Park (Off-Road Tours & Estes Park Guided Tours). The adventure continues: learn more about the world around you at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, wander the streets of 16th Street Mall, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Denver Zoo.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Denver trip app.

Drive from Dillon to Denver in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Dillon in November, expect Denver to be a bit warmer, temps between 54°F and 29°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Denver

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Museums

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